Beach Chairs DIY

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How to Make Your Own Beach Chair

To me, the beach chair we’re featuring today says ‘vacation’, ‘relaxation’, ‘happy’, ‘sunshine’ and ‘fresh air’: the best of  the beach.

As we are rapidly approaching that vacation season, now is the time to be brave and go to the lumberman (or your own shed), pick up some wood and make a chair like this.

OK, girls n guys, let’s get handy with tools… We are in urgent need of beach chairs and deck chairs, so I’m featuring a rather easy beach chair DIY tutorial today, and next week Friday, a tutorial how to make an Adirondack chair (*) or love seat, all out of wood.

Mental Preparation


I would classify both these chairs more intermediate level DIY PROJECTS, however, sometimes it’s merely a matter of just beginning…

Just started considering that you personally would be able to make a chair. What a thought is that!

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Your own beach chair ?! Imagine how satisfied you’ll sit in it knowing that you made it?!

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Today’s Beach Chair Howto

Calling this a ‘how to’, I mean not to merely re-line a beach chair with a piece of new fabric and put then to it on the deck.

No. I mean making our own comfy beach chairs from start to finish, including the wooden beams!

Now I’m lucky enough to share with you the complete step-by-step chair making instruction on how to make both an adult and child version of this chair (by:


Beach Chair DIY Supplies List

1. Hit the lumber yard for wood, etc, but
2. Buy fabric online here: Outdoor Furniture Fabric. There are many choices, be sure to check out these cute indoor/outdoor Fabrics(Photo features Tommy Bahamas fabric).

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